Safe flight exec, son of founder, killed in attack

 - October 9, 2007, 11:54 AM

Donald Greene, 52, executive vice president of bizav equipment supplier Safe Flight Instrument and a son of company founder Leonard Greene, was killed on United Airlines Flight 93, the Boeing 757 that was hijacked and crashed in Pennsylvania on September 11. In addition to being the inventor and manufacturer of stall warning and wind-shear warning systems, as well as numerous other safety devices for business airplanes since 1946, Safe Flight Instrument of White Plains, N.Y., was also a pioneer member of the Corporate Angel Network. In remembrance of his son, Leonard Greene asks that donations be made to the Corporate Angel Network in White Plains or the National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations in New York City.